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's inbox. it looked like it was from a friend. "my trip to manila, philippines, with my family has been a mess. i was hit at the back of my neck with a club. i need you to loan me some money." was this real or a hoax? skeptical, our producer decided to play along. "okay, don't worry." i think i can come up with a few hundred at least." we wired just 20 the con artist picked up the money within hours and complained. "you should have told me you never had any money." but we didn't leave it there. we traced the e-mailer's trail halfway around the world to manila, in the philippines, where an alert western union agent, said that the suspected scammer came into his shop to cash in. "i remember that he claimed money from me in the past." scam artists hack into your e-mail account, mining it for personal details about your friends and family. use that information to trick you into thinking they're in trouble. >> they're preying on what's important on you. >> reporter: if you send money, the con artist hit you with other scams. experts say never send money before making sure that e-mail is real
their best efforts they could not save her. >>> in the philippines the death toll rose to 11 after a typhoon that hit the area last week. the storm destroyed rice farms. >>> in china internet users are facing stricter controls on how they surf the web. a new law now requires people to register their names and service providers before going online. that means web users will have to use their names when posting rather than leaving anonymous remarks. some say that could be a chilling effect on political comment. chinese authorities say the law will help protect personal information. >>> a labor strike some say could cripple -- a walk out scheduled for sunday may have be averted. they're cautiously optimistic an agreement could be reached in the next month. >> getting ready for the party. >> and ♪ [ female announcer ] no more paper coupons. no more paper lists. [ dog barking ] ♪ no more paper anything. safeway presents just for u. ♪ save more. save easier. saving more, starts now. just for u on the safeway app. >>> new year's eve is just around the corner and san francisco is getting rea
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